Dapol are producing a newly tooled version of their LSWR Class M7 0-4-4T locomotive in N gauge. A variety of liveries will be available in this fresh batch including London & South Western Railway, Southern Railway and British Railways guises. We expect these new models to arrive during Q4 2021.
Dapol's LSWR M7 features:
Expected: Q4 2021
The image below shows an initial engineering sample which may not be fully representative of the final models.
2S-016-005 - 37 in SR lined green - £83.26
2S-016-006 - 245 in London & South Western Railway lined green - £83.26
2S-016-007 - 246 in SR black - £83.26
2S-016-008 - 30038 in SR malachite green with 'British Railways lettering - £83.26
2S-016-009 - 30248 in BR lined black with 'British Railways' lettering - £83.26
2S-016-010 - 30673 in BR lined black with early emblem - £83.26
2S-016-011 - 30245 in BR lined black with late crest - £83.26
2S-016-012 - 36 in London & South Western Railway lined green - £83.26
No. 245 at London Waterloo in October 1988. ©P L Chadwick
Dugald Drummond designed the M7 0-4-4T class for use on the intensive London network of the London & South Western Rialway, and they performed well in such tasks. Because of their utility, 105 were built and the class went through several major modifications over five production batches, resulting in detail variations between class members such as frame length. Many of the class were fitted with push-pull operation gear to enable them to work efficiently on branch lines without having to change ends. The M7s proved to be reliable suburban passenger locomotives and as they were displaced with newer standardised locomotives, they still found work as reliable branch line locomotives. The vast majority were kept in service with British Railways until 1957 where they were gradually phased out until 1965.
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